We engage activists, celebrities and business leaders to create synergy and drive the agenda for gender equality and women empowerment to be inclusive in both the public and private sectors, as well as the social mindset.
The Dragonfly360 Journey is a convening of global forces who not only understand the challenges that women in Asia face, but also the powerful impact that women as a collective can do to move society forward.
Bring together like-minded communities who believe in the advancement of girls and women allows for the advancement of the economy.
Hear provocative stories of leaders and blazing activist who are breaking barriers in every sector of industry. Be moved by their stories.
Celebrities and influencers act as a collective force to drive positive change for girls and women in the region.
Challenge your mindset of social norms, starting with changing your personal outlook from: “I cannot” to “I can”.
Change happens when individuals and corporations set achievable goals as commitments and have a call to action.
Our partners commit to taking action and reforming their corporate policies for the economic advancement of girls and women.
Celebrate the great awakening of the women’s movement with the women of impact and the men who champion them.
Bringing together an action-oriented conscious community, Dragonfly aims to create an awakening by shining light on issues that women face and break down the barriers that hold them back. With provocative storytelling and panel discussions, we celebrate the lives of women who are shaping the next decade in the women’s movement, and the men who champion them.
Our founding members share our ethos, ranging from youth activists to grassroots social entrepreneurs, from celebrities to CEOs, from innovative policymakers to environmentalists and everyone in between.
Pranapda is a Director of Siam Motors Group, President of Siam Music Yamaha, and Siam Nissan Automobiles. She is Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Paroshoot, a fashion retail & distribution company that operates 70+ outlets in Thailand, including Christian Louboutin, Berluti, Petit Bateau, Havaianas, and Missoni. She championed the ‘Right to Breathe’ environmental campaign as a member of YPO Asean United and founding member of YPO Zen Pacific. She holds a BA from Brown University.
Voranai is a political and social commentator, content producer and adjunct professor. He teaches global media industry and political communication at Thammasart University and public speaking at Webster University. He was the first editor-in-chief of three different magazines: GQ Magazine Thailand, Guru Magazine and BK Magazine. He has also been published in Australia’s Griffith Review. He has appeared on BBC Worldwide and ABC Australia and hosted the news talk show Morning Focus.
Nisa is Co-Founder and CEO of Paroshoot, one of the leading fashion distribution company in Thailand with 20 years of experience in the retail and finance sector. She is Director of the Rainbow Room Foundation, a special needs awareness center, co-founded Loud & Proud, a social enterprise that encourages people to shift the way they perceive people with special needs. She is a strong believer in Buddhism, loves pilates, meditation and golf. She holds a BA from Cornell University in Economics.
Rekha is a designer and co-owner of Ankha Jewellery. She previously worked with satellite TV & Media group, ASTRO as Head of Digital Content. She also co-founded Maizen Maison, a multi-brand retail store in Kuala Lumpur and became a mentor for various bodies including MIFA supporting aspiring designers and the development of the fashion industry in Malaysia. She holds a B.Eng from Manchester University.
Aradhana is Vice Chairwoman of the IVL Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on creating opportunities within children’s healthcare, girl’s and women’s education, and the environment. She oversees Indorama’s wool spinning business and is involved in IVL’s initiatives surrounding sustainable plastic solutions. She holds a BSc in Business Management, with concentrations in Finance and Economics, from Babson College.
Tulaya is a former corporate director at Thailand’s leading advertising, hospitality & retail giants. Rooted in creativity with branding finesse, she took her solo flight in 2010 publishing Thai Folk Wisdom, that evolved into an academic campaign in SG ‘Wisdom Beyond Borders’ Began her journey of holistic empowerment & founded omroom in 2012. She was the Wellness Curator at Wonderfruit festival and continues to passionately advocate mindfulness and conscious living as an enabler for social innovation.
Emmy is a Documentary-Filmmaker and a Social Impact Creative Consultant. As an advocate for human rights, she has worked internationally with charities and NGOs. She believes that art is a powerful tool to evoke emotions and create social impact. She holds a BA in International Studies at Mahidol University International College and an MA in International Politics and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London.
Jane has spent her career empowering vulnerable people in conflict areas, assisting women prisoners, refugees and victims of human trafficking. She has also supported the Thai Government’s engagements at the United Nations and a UNODC Goodwill Ambassador. Jane has worked for the Thailand Institute of Justice, UNHCR in Myanmar and the Mae Fah Luang Foundation in Afghanistan.
Cindy is an actress, TV host, and activist against gender-based violence. She founded the #DontTellMeHowToDress movement. Her advocacy involves creating awareness through education, dialogue and cooperation with schools, communities and government. She is currently writing a series of children’s books on the topics of body safety, rights and respectful relationships. Cindy received the “Activist of the Year Award” from The Prime Minister of Thailand. She was featured on the gender equality panel at the 2019 Bloomberg ASEAN Summit.
Renuka is Senior Asian Regional Counsel and Head of Compliance at TerraForm Global. She oversees corporate legal functions, including litigation, project finance, employment, corporate and M&A. She also recently launched a weekly podcast, the Confidante Files with Ase Wang. Renuka holds an LLM in Banking and Finance Law from King’s College London.
Dr. Juree Vichit-Vadakan is at the forefront of women’s studies in Thailand and currently serves as an advisor on several government, and civil society boards. She is the Founder of the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society as well as the former President of the National Institute of Development Administration. Dr. Juree earned her BA, MA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California Berkeley.
En is a global impact investor passionate about investing in sustainable solutions to societal challenges. In Asia, he has supported several leading female-led and women-focused organizations. He is an active member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, Milken Institute, World Economic Forum, and Young Presidents’ Organization.
Woody is a leading figure on the front line of Thai entertainment industry. With close to two decades of experience in radio and TV as the nation’s top talk show host and one of the most powerful social media influencers in Thailand. Woody was selected by CNN as one of the Asia’s Top 100 Influential Personalities. He uses his influence as a public figure to raise awareness on an array of charitable issues through inspirational talks and campaigns.
Visionary and founder of Wonderfruit, a lifestyle festival with an emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility, the event features music performance, art installations, wellness activations, workshops, talks plus banquets by renowned chefs. He is also changing the way that we travel adding adventure & mysticism to transportation, having introduced Vespa and Deus ex Machina to Thailand.
Matteo is a designer with an international scope. He is known for his works in the fields of Light-architecture, Light-Design (industrial and semi-industrial), engineering, and for his large-scale monumental installations featured in many major exhibitions. Three main elements guide his work: Light, matter, and human beings. The way they collide, whirl and play around each other, and how they interact with one another.